Total Credits: 18 including 18 AOA Category 1-A Credit
AGENDA - ALL Times Listed PACIFIC
Dermatology for Primary Care
The Vape Unknown: What We Do (And Don't) Know About Vaping
Current Topics in Integrative Medicine
OMT for Primary Care
Insomnia and Sleep Dysregulation: Diagnosis, Effect on Illness, and Evidenced-Based Treatment
Management of Common Sleep Disturbances
Nutrition in Medicine
Medical Treatment of HFpEF
Medical Treatment of HFrEF
Devices for Treament of CHF
Cardiology Panel Discussion
An Update of Hypertension Guidelines and What Has Happened Since
Cardiology from the ER
Judicious Use of Antibiotics
Primary Care and HRT for Transgender Patients
Student Oral Presentations
|3 - Current Topics in Integrated Medicine (21.8 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Insomnia and Sleep Dysregulation (18.7 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Management of Common Sleep Disturbances (9.1 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Medical Treatment of HFpEF (8.5 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Management of Common Sleep Distrubances, Kam Atwall, DO (1.2 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Medical Treatment of HFpEF (416.4 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|An update of hypertension guidelines - Derrick Sorweide, DO (1.7 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Primary Care and HRT for Transgender Patients (742.8 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Wisco is a board-certified dermatologist and has completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship under Donald J. Grande, MD,the first Mohs Surgeon in Boston, MA, along with a Melanoma Clinical Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital & the Wellman Center for Photomedicine in Boston, MA.
Much of Dr. Wisco’s medical career has been in the military, where he has served over 20 years in the Air Force and Air National Guard. He has also previously served as a part-time Assistant Professor of Dermatology for Emory University School of Medicine, Tulane University Schoolof Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Currently, Dr. Wisco is in private practice in Bend, OR and is still actively involved in the military as an Officer in theAir Force Reserves.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Wisco has been heavily involved in healthcare improvement initiatives primarily through the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), and the American Medical Association’s National Quality Registry Network (NQRN). Most significantly, his work guided the development of the AAD’s national performance measurement system and data registry(DataDerm) for all of dermatology.
Dr. Wisco’s interest in healthcare performance improvement parallels his clinical research interest of understanding the risk factors that lead to high-risk skin cancer and advanced melanoma in order to improve care processes and promote health. With his research/performance improvement interest, informatics background, and policy work, Dr. Wisco is dedicated to exploring methods to integrate patients,clinicians, health systems, and city governments to drive the creation of healthy sustainable communities.
Kurt N. Woeller, D.O., is an osteopathic and integrative medicine physician. He is the author of several health books: “Autism – The Road To Recovery”, “Methyl-B12 For Autism”, “7 Facts You Need To Know About Autism”, “Methyl-B12 and Methylation Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia”, and “5 Things You MUST Do To Treat Your Rheumatoid Arthritis.” He is also a lecturer, educator, and practicing clinician offering specialized diagnostic testing and treatments for individuals with complex medical conditions like Autism, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Mental Health Disorders, and other chronic health conditions. Dr. Woeller serves as a clinical consultant for both BioHealth Laboratory and Great Plains Laboratory providing patient and physician education regarding functional and biomedical medicine through one-on-one training and monthly webinars. He is on the Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH) Scientific Advisory Panel and is a member of the American Osteopathic Association.
Dr. Slicho earned both his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and his Masters of Science in Clinical Research and Education from the University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNTHSC-TCOM) in Fort Worth, Texas in 2004.
He is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM), completing his residency training in 2007 at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, in affiliation with UNTHSC-TCOM.
He is actively involved in medical education, completing both a pre-doctoral teaching fellowship, and serves as adjunct faculty for several colleges of osteopathic medicine. Dr. Slicho was in private practice in Fort Worth, TX for five years before relocating to the Portland area. He and his wife and son enjoy the active outdoor lifestyle of the pacific northwest.
Dr. Gerry is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in working with individuals coping with acute, chronic, and terminal illnesses, sleep disorders, and bereavement. She also works with individuals interested in improving their health behaviors to maximize quality of life. Dr. Gerry earned her Ph.D. with an emphasis in Behavioral Medicine from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology in 2011. She completed her clinical internship at the Palo Alto VAHCS in 2011, and her NIH funded T-32 postdoctoral fellowship from Stanford
University School of Medicine in 2014. Dr. Gerry served on faculty as a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University from 2014-2015. Dr. Gerry is an expert in behavioral medicine and psycho-oncology research and practice. Her research focuses on the role of sleep dysfunction, stress, and coping in chronic illness. She is interested in examining how psychosocial stress and sleep disturbance effect endocrine and immune function with significant impact on quality of life and cancer survival. She has 26 peer-reviewed manuscripts, numerous professional presentations, and two Conquer Cancer Foundation merit awards from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2012, 2013) related to her research. Dr. Gerry’s clinical practice therapeutic modalities include:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I) and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Dr. Gerry currently works in private practice and continues to serve as a research and statistical consultant to various institutions.
Director of Sleep Program at Adventist Portland and Tillamook Hospitals, Oregon
Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine physician at Adventist Medical Center, Portland Oregon
Medical school: Des Moines University, Des Moines Iowa
Internship: Mount Clemens General Hospital, Michigan
Residency: Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland Oregon
Fellowship: Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine UNC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Board certified in Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep/Internal Medicine
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
Undergraduate: University of Idaho
Medical Education: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Residency: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Dr. La Vella is a general surgeon with a particular interest in robotic-assisted surgery and minimally invasive weight loss procedures.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and other outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding.
Tim Becker DO is currently a Cardiology Fellow at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, OR. His areas interest includes heart failure, cardiac rehab, and preventative health. In his free time, he enjoys drawing, painting, resistance training, running, hiking, and spending time with his family.
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Graduate: Wagner College
Medical Education: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: New York Downtown Hospital
Residency: New York Downtown Hospital
Fellowship: Oakwood Southshore Medical Center
Additional Training: Radiological Physics Service, Inc
Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
Dr. Celis grew up in New York City and started at Samaritan in 2009. He enjoys playing soccer and mountain biking with his family.
Ross A. Downey, MD, MS, CCDS, FHRS, FACC is an Electrophysiologist at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, OR. His areas of interest include heart failure, arrhythmias, device therapy, ablation therapy, lead management and lead extraction, quality improvement, and preventative cardiology.
Dr. Christopher Cirino practices infectious diseases at Adventist medical center. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years and is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He has honed skills in chronic disease assessment and prevention and is directing his interest in health and wellness toward providing health appraisals and health coaching. His medical information business Your Health Forum includes a blog and medical literature for prevention and behavior change. He is also providing health talks on optimal health and mindfulness. He is happy to receive referrals for health coaching and for group seminars.
Dr. Claire Unruh is a second-year resident at Good Samaritan Family Medicine in Corvallis. She grew up in Kansas and graduated from medical school at Campbell University in North Carolina. Her interests include transgender health, hospital medicine, and Spanish-speaking populations.
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